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    Quote Originally Posted by psesinkclee View Post
    Thanks for the verification. B43s are off my short list because of the weight. Looking on Velomine, there are some nice H+ Sons SL42 wheelsets in my <250$ budget as well as some Velocity deep Vs. I'm leaning towards the SL42s laced to a formula hub at the moment. Any reason to choose one over the other?
    Both are great rims. The Deep Vs are a little lighter but it really just depends on which you think look better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hieberrr View Post
    Is a bike frame that was left out since last summer (and through winter) salvageable? How would I be able to tell?

    EDIT: Steel mountain bike frame; SuperCycle. I know it's not worth anything, but I'm on a budget and I was hoping to salvage it and rebuild it at a local coop.
    Assessing this over the internet without so much as pics, I have no idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    Assessing this over the internet without so much as pics, I have no idea.
    True. I should probably start taking it apart some time this week. I assume if rust is inside the frame, it's pretty much gone, right?

    EDIT: LOL, I'll snap some pictures when I do and I'll inquire again when I do that.

    Thanks

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    Any steel frame - unless it was treated with something like Frame Saver when it was new - will have some degree of rust inside.

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    I have future questions on my build, I plan on getting the SRAM S300 from your site scrod, and it said that it was a 3/32inch chainring, and my current cog is 1/8th I believe, I'll have it checked out when I get a chance, I was wondering if I could use a 1/8th inch chain and be fine? Another question on that is will the MKS GR-9 work on the crank arms? are they the same thread size?

    AND this is probably stupid but I have a spare rear brake caliper from my kilo and was wondering if it could work as a front caliper? they look the same, but I thought id get some clarification first rather than put it on and have it fail on me when i need it most.

    I'll probably have more questions later on but, I'm still debating on parts to buy for my leader 725

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dabbling Runner View Post
    Are there mods for mods in this forum?
    Yes this is mod.

    Look for the blue star. Single blue star = moderator. Triple blue star = site administrator aka mod of mods of mods.

    /obligatory not scrod

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    Quote Originally Posted by kite991 View Post
    I have future questions on my build, I plan on getting the SRAM S300 from your site scrod, and it said that it was a 3/32inch chainring, and my current cog is 1/8th I believe, I'll have it checked out when I get a chance, I was wondering if I could use a 1/8th inch chain and be fine? Another question on that is will the MKS GR-9 work on the crank arms? are they the same thread size?
    Yes, yes and yes.

    Quote Originally Posted by kite991 View Post
    AND this is probably stupid but I have a spare rear brake caliper from my kilo and was wondering if it could work as a front caliper? they look the same, but I thought id get some clarification first rather than put it on and have it fail on me when i need it most.
    You'll need to get a longer recessed nut to install a rear brake on your fork.

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    http://www.performancebike.com/revie...ross-Bike.html
    So I have this bike. Would buying a Surly Conversion kit be the best and cheapest way to convert it over to SS? If I hunt down deals I think I can get it under $150, is there an alternative?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    Both are great rims. The Deep Vs are a little lighter but it really just depends on which you think look better.
    i found some velocity's $80 for the pair in white. ima try them out for that price this Tuesday & thanks for the heads up on that other pair of deepV rims you told me to stay away from. I guess you'could be one of the coolest m*therf*ckers i know... im more open to that thought now, not 100% yet tho.. but fer sure your a stand up guy Dave.

    I was checking out the site again and saw no aerospoke's on there, do you have anyone or a site you want to refer? i keep finding them around $200+ in my area,on c.list just thought to ask you about it... i found a set for $400 but they are not machined, and i donno ...if i wanna pay 400$ i was just looking for a rear one to start with.
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    Dude, is it annoying sending out invoices for some orders? Do you get a lot? If it's annoying, I'm sorry man.. Almost every order from me you've had to give me a paypal invoice lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by road2you View Post
    i found some velocity's $80 for the pair in white. ima try them out for that price this Tuesday & thanks for the heads up on that other pair of deepV rims you told me to stay away from. I guess you'could be one of the coolest m*therf*ckers i know... im more open to that thought now, not 100% yet tho.. but fer sure your a stand up guy Dave.

    I was checking out the site again and saw no aerospoke's on there, do you have anyone or a site you want to refer? i keep finding them around $200+ in my area,on c.list just thought to ask you about it... i found a set for $400 but they are not machined, and i donno ...if i wanna pay 400$ i was just looking for a rear one to start with.
    If you're going to use one Aerospoke, it goes in the front.

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    Quote Originally Posted by calv View Post
    Dude, is it annoying sending out invoices for some orders? Do you get a lot? If it's annoying, I'm sorry man.. Almost every order from me you've had to give me a paypal invoice lol.
    That's among the least annoying things I deal with, trust me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DarkSeraphim View Post
    http://www.performancebike.com/revie...ross-Bike.html
    So I have this bike. Would buying a Surly Conversion kit be the best and cheapest way to convert it over to SS?
    Most likely.

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    Another question, for the leader 725, which Carbon fork is better? the leader one on your site? or the alpina f04?

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    Either one is fine. Pick the one you like better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    Either one is fine. Pick the one you like better.

    Is an aluminum fork any good? I'd like to be able to build up my bike soon, but a carbon fork seems a little expensive during my build up.

    And which one would you recommend? I know that for leader 725 I should have about 30mm rake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kite991 View Post
    Is an aluminum fork any good? I'd like to be able to build up my bike soon, but a carbon fork seems a little expensive during my build up.

    And which one would you recommend? I know that for leader 725 I should have about 30mm rake.
    Do you want a good bike or a cheap one? Aluminum forks suck.

    As I said, pick the fork you like better. Keep in mind that the Alpina isn't drilled for a brake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    Do you want a good bike or a cheap one? Aluminum forks suck.

    As I said, pick the fork you like better. Keep in mind that the Alpina isn't drilled for a brake.
    I do like the alpina better, it looks nicer in my opinion but youre right that its not drilled for a brake so I'm kind of in a jam because of that. I was thinking of going with a leader aluminum fork and having the alpina as a second fork, but I'll give it some more thought, I just got my frame so im broke because of that.

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    Do you know what kind of screw I need for this? And where I can find one?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Point4ska View Post
    Do you know what kind of screw I need for this? And where I can find one?
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    Take the other one out, bring it to a hardware store and find one that matches.

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    What's so bad about Pake forks?

    I remember you mentioning that you don't enjoy Pake forks recently. What's bad about them? Heavy? Harsh? All that and more?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hieberrr View Post
    Is a bike frame that was left out since last summer (and through winter) salvageable? How would I be able to tell?

    EDIT: Steel mountain bike frame; SuperCycle. I know it's not worth anything, but I'm on a budget and I was hoping to salvage it and rebuild it at a local coop.
    Last year I got a steel bike that had spent just over 3 years outdoors. It took a lot of work to get it going again but after I did I put about a thousand miles on it before selling.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
    I remember you mentioning that you don't enjoy Pake forks recently. What's bad about them? Heavy? Harsh? All that and more?
    They're heavy and have an ugly, bulky unicrown.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    If you're going to use one Aerospoke, it goes in the front.
    Negative Ghost-Rider!
    ive noticed that ppl with them in the front dont get laid as often as those individuals with them in the back..lol
    honestly, aerospokes for me are all for looks, and i just find it more appealing to have one on the back.
    logically yes, your right, lighter wheel on the rear and heavier wheel up front.

    but ima pick up a few stickers from you soon, for sure your logo to rep ya', ssfg, olr, and ill get maybe one more like the sheldon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThisJauntyGent View Post
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